The nomination period for candidates for District 5240 District Governor Designate (DGD) is now open. The DGD will serve as District 5240 Governor in 2023-2024. Candidates must be nominated by their club so if you are interested in applying for the position, please make your interest known to your club president as soon as possible. Serving as District Governor is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a unique opportunity to serve Rotary in a different way.
Information Meeting: Past District Governor Sandi Schwartz is Chair of the 2020-2021 Nominating Committee. Sandi will be hosting an information meeting for anyone who may be interested in applying for District Governor either this year or anytime in the future. The meeting will be on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 1:00 pm via Zoom. Here is the link to the Information Meeting:
Topic: District Governor Position Information Meeting
Time: Sep 12, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 865 2529 2354
Password: 082220
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Interviews: Candidates who apply and meet the minimum qualifications for the position of District Governor will be required to participate in person in an interview, scheduled for Saturday, October 10, 2020, at the Santa Maria Radisson Hotel, 3455 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, CA. Interview times will be assigned at a later date. Each candidate must be introduced in person by a member of their club just prior to their interview. The Nominating Committee
consists of the Chair, Vice-Chair, the 2020-2021 Assistant Governors, and the non-voting District Parliamentarian. 

Application & Forms: Candidates must complete and submit the Rotary International DGD Nominee Form (includes the Club's Statement of Candidates Qualifications to be completed and signed by the club secretary and the candidate) and the District 5240 DGD Statement of Service Form (to be completed and signed by the candidate). Links to the documents are included on the left along with links to other information and governing documents related to the position of District Governor.

Please email all completed forms before September 30, 2020, to Past District Governor Sandi Schwartz at Applications received after September 30, 2020 will not be considered. Please direct any questions to Sandi Schwartz at the email above or (661) 706-6663.